What: Companies headquartered or doing business in North Carolina are increasingly globally engaged. From time to time, the North Carolina Technology Association will convene experts to explore the opportunities and challenges of doing business in countries near and far.
Topic: Protecting Your IP in China
Presented in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Commerce
This seminar will provide dynamic insight from three experts who will share their experiences and the necessary steps NC businesses should take when registering and protecting their IP in China.
In addition, attendees will learn more about the eligibility and application process for the North Carolina STEP (State Trade Export Promotion) Grant, which offers NC small businesses potential funding for some of costs incurred through establishing/protecting a company’s IP (Intellectual Property) in China.
Target Audience: Senior executives from NC small-to-medium sized companies with an interest in protecting their Intellectual Property (IP) in China.
Speakers Confirmed to Date:
Jean Davis, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for International Trade – North Carolina Department of Commerce
Jack Hicks, Partner – Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
Joy Huang, President – Connect East LLC
Theresa Spera, Export & Grant Program Director – North Carolina Department of Commerce
Michael Zapata III, Executive Chairman – Protochips
When: Monday, June 24, 201311:00 am – Registration & Networking
Sponsorship: Be a Go Global Partner for this event for $500, which includes an exhibit table for your company, reserved seating, recognition online and at event, and roster of attendees (name/title/org). Contact Michelle Calton with questions by calling 919.890.0771 or Email Michelle.
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Fine Print: All registrations to NCTA events are final and non-refundable. Refunds will only be offered if the event is cancelled. Registrations are transferrable to another qualified guest. Please contact NCTA at 919.856.0393 to request such a transfer.
Special Dietary Restrictions: If you or someone you are registering has a special dietary restriction, please Email Misti Hennessee so that we can process the request prior to the event. We can only honor requests made in advance.